The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001358239-02
Legal Notices

Community Noise Control, Variance Application No. V-1256
Docket No. 22-NR-VN-02
Pursuant to Chapter 342F-5, subsection (h), Hawaii Revised Statutes, the Department of Health
seeks written comments from interested persons regarding the following variance application:
The Hawaii Department of Transportation, Highways Division, 1720 Haleukana Street, Lihue,
Hawaii 96766, has applied to the Department of Health for a variance from Hawaii Administrative
Rules, Chapter 11-46, Section 11-46-6(a), which states, “General Prohibition. Without a permit or
variance issued pursuant to Section 11-46-7 or 11-46-8, no person within the State shall operate,
from any premises or land owned, rented, leased, occupied, or controlled by that person, any
excessive noise source.”
The Hawaii Department of Transportation proposes to install an additional through lane in the
outbound direction of Kapule Highway, Route 51 at the intersection of Ahukini Road, Route 570,
between Mile Post 1.93 to Mile Post 2.12.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation would like to conduct construction related activities on
Sunday night to Friday morning (6:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.) from September 1,2022 to June 30,
The Department of Health will retain and consider all written comments received not later than thirty
(30) days after the date of publication of this notice. If comments received warrant it, the Department
may hold a public hearing, after at least thirty (30) days public notice, on the variance application.
The final decision will be made on the basis of the application, related documents, written comments
and the public hearing, if any.
Written comments and requests for information or inspection of the variance application and related
documents should be directed to: Indoor and Radiological Health Branch, 99-945 Halawa Valley
Street, Aiea,Hawaii 96701, telephone (808) 586-4700.